Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Thigh High Footless Socks
Lion Brand® Sock-EaseTM
Pattern Number: 70782AD These toe-less leggings are a quirky and fun fashion statement. Add these leg warmers to your wardrobe!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Circumference at thigh 15 (18, 21, 24) in. (38 (46, 53.5, 61) cm) Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

240-203 Sock-Ease Yarn: Red Hots

Shades of red-orange with gray, brown, and white


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.98

Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hooks- Size D (replaces item #5573-D4)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.99


Boye Aluminum Straight Needle 10 inches - Size 3
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.90

GAUGE:
25 sts = 4 in. (10cm) in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS) When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
K1, p1 Rib (Even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.


Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.


Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS



THIGH HIGH (make 2)
Beg at toe end, cast on 46 (54, 64, 72) sts.

Work in k1, p1 rib for 14 rows.

Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Heel Slit
Next Row: Bind off 23 (27, 32, 36) sts, knit to end.


Next Row: Purl, cast on 23 (27, 32, 36) sts over bound-off sts of previous row.

Continue in St st until piece measures 5 1/2 in.

(14 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Row 1 (Inc Row): Knit, inc 1 st at beg and end of row.

- 48 (56, 66, 74) sts.


Next Rows: Rep Inc row every 4 rows 11 (13, 15, 17) more times - 70 (82, 96, 108) sts, then work even until piece measures 14 in.

(35.5 cm) above heel slit, end with a WS row.


Next Row: Rep Row 1.


Next Rows: Rep Inc Row every 4 rows 10 (12, 15, 17) more times - 92 (108, 128, 144) sts.

Continue in St st until piece measures 22 in.

(56 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Work in k1, p1 rib for 13 rows.

Bind off.



Finishing
Sew Thigh High seams.

With crochet hook, join yarn with slip stitch at heel slit.

Work 1 round of single crochet around slit.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
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bet = between
BO = bind off
ch(s) = chain(s)
CO = cast on
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
opp = opposite
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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